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H. Harris, publishing in the British Journal of Dermatology in 1947, wrote American Indians have the least body hair, Chinese and black people have little body hair, white people have more body hair than blacks and Ainu have the most body hair. Anthropologist Arnold Henry Savage Landor, in 1970, described the Ainu as having hairy bodies. Although most Native American men do not sport a mustache or a full beard, this does not mean that they are unable to grow facial hair. Most Native American men prefer to keep their faces clean shaven, although men from several tribes in, for example, the Northwest, do wear mustaches and .

I must comment that this is a very poorly thought out and unscientific explaination. Though human males do almost invariably have more facial hair than their female counterparts, many human groups, e.g. australian aborigine, Native American melanesia, etc. have little to no facial hair at all. You meant to say "Why did Native Americans not have facial hair?". The answer is that they did (and still do). First, watch Dances With Wolves very carefully and count the modern Native American.

Nov 10, 2015 · Perhaps but, only if you use the qualifying statement "some." You couldn't really apply this to the entire American Indian population though, from Arctic down to. Aug 13, 2017 · In large part Native men had less facial (and body) hair and what they did have they plucked. But there’s another aspect to this question, since you asked specifically about seeing Native men in vintage pictures. This is the thing, members of main.

Because the long hair represents having a greater spirit. Usually Native people cut their long hair as mourning or if something bad happened. Not all Native Americans have long hair. Feb 20, 2013 · Although typically Native Americans don't grow as much facial hair as Europeans, they are quite capable of growing facial hair. Here's some quick links from Pritzker.. Elijah Middlebrook Haines wrote in 1888: "Beard they consider a vulgarity, and use every means, upon signs of its appearance, to remove it.". There's many descriptions of Plains Indians responding to Europeans' foul body odor.